3 MARCH 1838

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LITTLE progress has been made in what ought to have been the Parliamentary business of the week. The People's Representa- tives had matter in hand far more attractive than the...

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In France, the Chamber of Deputies has been occupied with

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the military and civil estimates for the year. The enormous ex- pense of maintaining the African colony excites much dissatis- faction. The Minister of War asks for an effective...

King ERNEST opened the session of the States of Hanover

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on the 20th instant. His Majesty's speech was brief; and it will be seen, not sparing in disclaimers of intention to establish arbitrary power- " Noble Lords, worthy and...

According to the Messager des Chambres, Austria, France, ad England,

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are actively negotiating at Constantinople to restrain the progress of Russia. Emboldened by the assurances of the three Powers, the Sultan, it is said, treats the Russian...

Accounts from New York have been received to the end

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of January. The movements of the insurgents on the Michigan frontier are only mentioned in vague terms. Some of the muskets taken from Detroit have been given up to the United...

111cbatril an11 Princelings( in tgarIiantent.

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BREACH OF PRIVILEGE: MR. O'CONNELL. The House of Commons was crowded at an early hour on Monday. It leas evident that party.spirit was strongly excited ; and the very full...

The last accounts from Spain mention an extraordinary achieve- ment

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of a Brigadier-General FLisma, an Irishman in the Royal service, who, it is reported, surprised a numerous body of Carlists, and after a severe action, took 2,000 prisoners, his...

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E be Court.

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Timm was no Levee this week to interrupt the monotony of existence ; Lent having commenced, and Ash Wi duesday being sacred at Court, — though not with ascetic severity, for the...

The candidates for Alarylebone and their respective supporters re, busily

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eneaged in canvassing the borough during the first moiety Oh, Aveek. There were, of course, public met tings end sundry sp ee d *, but nothiler ' remarkable was done, said, or...

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The Ancient Britons dined together on Thursday, the anniversary of

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St. David, at the Freemason's Tavern ; having heard a sermon in St. James's Church in the morning. About 200 gentlemen attended the festival ; among whom were Mr. Robert Clive,...

On Wednesday, the proceedings of a commission appointed to in-

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quire into the state of mind of a Mr. George Davenport were brought to it close. They bad extended over fifteen days. Mr. Davenport is a gentleman of considerable property,...

Cis Country.

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Sir George Staunton was elected Member for Portsmouth on Mon- day, and without opposition, Dr. Quarrier having resigned. Parts of Sir George Staunton's speech from the hustings...

At a fleeting of the Common Comma, on Tuesday, a

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letter was read from Lord John Russell to Aldernian Venables, announcing the resolution of Government to put the Police of the City under the con- trol of the Metropolitan...

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Mr. Shed was elected for Tipperary on Monday : his antagonist, 31r. Barton, polled a few votes, and then resigned. We learn with inexpressible disgust, that not one, or two,...

At the very moment that the T ories were so fiercely

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vindiegie, their election-committee purity against the attacks of Mr. O'Connei;, they were sending round the following circular to their partisan s , sum. moiling them for the...

At the Sussex Quarter-sessions, last week, Lord Chichester, the Chairman,

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said that the large number of criminals at the last and pre- sent session "argued a very unhappy and disordered state of society." On Tuesday, a little boy, not appearing to be...

" Prince Paul Esterhazy," says the Europe, "is hastening to

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Los. don, where, as we already have repeated several times, important affairs will be entered upon. Count Pozzo di Borgo and Prince Paul are to support the Tory Government and...

At the Assizes recently held at St. Omer, four English

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gentlemen were tried oil a charge of attempting to commit homicide in a duel, in which Mr. Cecil Johnson, late Captain on the Quarter-3Iaster-Ge- nerd's Staff of the British...

To speak seriously, we do not like the present position

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of the hid Members. Many a stubborn virtue has thawed ere now in the smilesof a Court. Mr. Fitzsimon, O'Connell's son.in.law, has got a place; M s Sheil has got a place; one of...

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The Ministerial runners have sedolortsiy circulated a report that Lord

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Barn:Guam suggested Sir WILLIAM 1110LEGWORTII'S mon( n against the Colonial Administration ; and on Sunday last two of the Treasury hacks—one of them by inuendo, the other in...

The London Election Committee was engaged up to the meeting

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of the House yesterday in hearing evidence offered by the pe it . ioners to prove the agency of Mr. Croueher, as a preliminary to brit ging borne the charge of bribery against...

It is understood that the Irish Members, who were ea

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!1:( usly absent during the debates on Canada, will be mustered in force ti a:lien the Cc- lonial Secretary on Tuesday. The orders to that effect have gone forth. It appears...


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The Strabane, Thompson, front the Cl■ to to Bombay, has 1.v.-en towed into Kin::st own with is until feet water in her bal. Arrived—At Gratestool, Feb. 2611t, Itellanee, Warner...


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tes e A considerable portion of the time of both Houses last night was w asted in personalittes. Lord BROUGHAM complained of a misrepre- sentation of his Slavery speeeh by...


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STOCK ExeursNarr, FRMAY AFTERNOON. to sit—when I find that it is no want of authority which has occasioned Y he h t hey are notice, issued by the Bank Directors, b w seen t ha...

ictly evident from the reports of his speech, that he

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had Alany arguments in favour of the Bank of England do not apply to the C t wa s perfe arefully avoided imputation on the conduct of British officers, and Irish money-shop. In...

The svecrsrot I NDEX for 1837 has been in type for

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several weeks ; anti e shall take t h e ee cyfiret convenient opportunity to place it in the Dallas or Subscfiliers.


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ill [urns. On the 19th ult., at Convamore. County of Cork, the Collides% of Lrs'ross' r. , of a SOIL On the 2611, nit , ITt Norfolk Street, the 11m. Mrs Et.i.isls, on the...

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in size, the island of Malta is important by position ; and we know Out not a few of our readers take an interest in the complaints and grievances, for the redress of which Mr....


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TO THE EDITOR 01' TIIE SPECTATOR. 2.1 March 1833. Sin-1 observe in a paper on " The Reign of Victoria the First," in the Monthly Chronicle, which some Ministerial papers...


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WAR•OFFICE, March 2,-1st Beet. of Drag. Guards—J. B. Hawkes, Gent. to be Cornet. by purchase, sice Selma, who retires. 21st Heat. of Foot—Second Lieut. A. Seton to be First...

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THE MINISTRY GOOD FOR A MONTH. IT is really hard upon Ministers that all their concessions to Toryism should be of no avail. Their system of holding qflee for the Tories, does...


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THE controversy which has been for some time agitated in Scot- land relating to Church Establishments is assuming an important aspect. On the one hand, the Voluntary...

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IT is often remarked that the race of English statesmen is dwarfed. Sir ROBERT PEEL was characterized in the London and Westminster Review as a "third-class" politician ; and...


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THE British manufacturing interest is always spoken of' in Par- liament in complimentary phrase. The wealth, intelligence, and activity of Manchester, Leeds, Sheffield,...

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We have seldom experienced higher and more varied musical enjoy- ment, as far at least as vocal music is concerned, than from the Concert of Monday night. Several works of...


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LENT iS usually a season of stagnation in theatrical matters; but one or two trifling novelties have varied the "chartered dulness" of the first week of this season of short...


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THE third of these instructive and interesting concerts was given last night. The materials are generally gathered from the same sources ; for albeit of pianoforte scribblers...

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THAVEts, 'Vienna and the Austrians. In 2 vols BeatieN. PERIODICAL LIT R RATURR, Thu Monthly Chronicle; a National Journal of Putties, Literature, Science, and Alt. No. I....


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THIS work is a dull discourse on the text ";the people have nothing to do with the laws but to obey them ; " which the Whig will regard with anger, the Tory with ill-concealed...

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ALTHOUGH not devoid of matter and amusement, this publica- tion is the least successful of Mrs. TaciumPa's Travels. Literal, uninteresting, and heavy in its progress, it is not...

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PERIODICAL literature, like the drama it has superseded tss national object, must " show the very age and body of the tiene, its form and pressure," if itis to acquire...

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PAUL DELAROCHE AND THE FRENCH SCHOOL OF HISTORY PAINTING. THE appearance in this country of two grand hiqorical pictures by a distinguished French painter, has created "a...


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ONE of NEWTON'S happiest efforts, Sterne and the Grisette, has ben engraved by GEORGE Doo in the boldest style of line, and with such consummate art that it almost defies...

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Ma, Pannis exhibited to his friends, in the early part of this week, he series of designs that he has painted to fill the pannelling round the lialoon of the great Western...